Berlin population statistics

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Berlin is the second most populous city in the European Union, as calculated by city-proper population (not metropolitan area).

Demographics[edit]

Population by borough[edit]

in Kreuzberg
Berliners at the Tiergarten
Borough Population
30 September 2010
Area
in km²
Largest Non-German ethnic groups
Mitte 332,100 39.47 Turks, Arabs, Kurds, many Asians, Africans and Western Europeans.
Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg 268,831 20.16 Turks, Arabs, African, Kurds, Chinese
Pankow 368,956 103.01 Poles, Italians, French, Americans, Vietnamese, British
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf 320,014 64.72 Turks, Africans, Russians, Arabs, others.
Spandau 225,420 91.91 Turks, Africans, Russians, Arabs, others.
Steglitz-Zehlendorf 293,989 102.50 Poles, Turks, Croats, Serbs, Koreans
Tempelhof-Schöneberg 335,060 53.09 Turks, Croats, Serbs, Koreans, Africans
Neukölln 310,283 44.93 Arabs, Turks, Kurds, Russians, Africans, Poles
Treptow-Köpenick 241,335 168.42 Russians, Poles, Ukrainians, Vietnamese
Marzahn-Hellersdorf 248,264 61.74 Russians, Vietnamese, several other Eastern Europeans.
Lichtenberg 259,881 52.29 Vietnamese, Russians, Ukrainians, Poles, Chinese
Reinickendorf 240,454 89.46 Turks, Poles, Serbs, Croats, Arabs, Italians
Total Berlin 3,450,889 891.82 Turks, Arabs, Russians, Vietnamese, Poles, Africans

Historical development of Berlin's population[edit]

Chart showing Berlin's population fluctuations since 1880
Year Population
1250 1,200
1307 7,000
1400 8,500
1576 12,000
1600 9,000
1631 8,100
1648 6,000
1685 17,500
1709 57,000
1750 113,289
1775 136,137
1800 172,132
1825 219,968
December 3, 1840 ¹ 322,626
December 3, 1846 ¹ 408,500
December 3, 1849 ¹ 418,733
Year Population
December 3, 1852 ¹ 426,600
December 3, 1855 ¹ 442,500
December 3, 1858 ¹ 463,600
December 3, 1861 ¹ 524,900
December 3, 1864 ¹ 632,700
December 3, 1867 ¹ 702,400
December 1, 1871 ¹ 826,341
December 1, 1875 ¹ 969,050
December 1, 1880 ¹ 1,122,330
December 1, 1885 ¹ 1,315,287
December 1, 1890 ¹ 1,578,794
December 2, 1895 ¹ 1,678,924
December 1, 1900 ¹ 1,888,848
December 1, 1905 ¹ 2,042,402
December 1, 1910 ¹ 2,071,257
December 1, 1916 ¹ 1,712,679
Year Population
December 5, 1917 ¹ 1,681,916
October 8, 1919 ¹ 1,902,509
June 16, 1925 ¹ 4,024,286
June 16, 1933 ¹ 4,242,501
May 17, 1939 ¹ 4,338,756
August 12, 1945 ¹ 2,807,405
October 29, 1946 ¹ 3,170,832
December 31, 1950 3,336,026
December 31, 1960 3,274,016
December 31, 1970 3,208,719
December 31, 1980 3,048,759
December 31, 1990 3,433,695
December 31, 2000 3,382,169
September 30, 2005 3,394,000
September 30, 2010 3,450,889
December 31, 2010 3,460,725

The spike in population in 1920 is a result of the Greater Berlin Act.

Population by nationality[edit]

On 31 December 2010 the largest groups by foreign nationality were citizens from Turkey (104,556), Poland (40,988), Serbia (19,230), Italy (15,842), Russia (15,332), United States (12,733), France (13,262), Vietnam (13,199), Croatia (10,104), Bosnia and Herzegovina (10,198), UK (10,191), Greece (9,301), Austria (9,246), Ukraine (8,324), Lebanon (7,078), Spain (7,670), Bulgaria (9,988), the People's Republic of China (5,632), Thailand (5,037).[1] There is also a large Arabic community, mostly from Lebanon, Palestine and Iraq. Additionally, Berlin has one of the largest Vietnamese communities outside Vietnam, with about 83,000 people of Vietnamese origin.[2]

Country of origin Population
 Germany 2,525,000 [3]
 Russia (incl. Russian-Germans) Est. 300,000[4][5]
 Turkey 250,000–300,000[6] (see: Turks in Berlin)
 Poland Est. 300,000- 340.000[7]
 Vietnam Est. 83,000[8]
 Pan-Arab States Est. 70,000[9] (see: Arabs in Berlin)
 Ghana Est. 20,000 (estimations vary from 15,000-25,000). Actually there are about 1,800 Ghanaian citizens residing in Berlin, however, there are many Germans of Ghanaian and other West-African origin or with one parent being German and the other being from Ghana.[10]
Almost or at least 20,000[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  2. ^ "The Asia Pacific Times Online - Little Hanoi". Asia-pacific-times.com. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 
  3. ^ "Share of Germans without "migrational background"". Berliner Morgenpost. Retrieved 2015-11-26. 
  4. ^ "Sie lieben Berlin und schwärmen von Russland | Zeit Online". zeit.de. 2014-04-16. Retrieved 2016-10-25. 
  5. ^ "Russen in Berlin – Wie stehen sie zu Präsident Putin? | Berliner Morgenpost". morgenpost.de. 2014-05-13. Retrieved 2016-10-25. 
  6. ^ "General information about Berlin". Havetravelfun.com. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 
  7. ^ von Daniela Martens (2010-04-18). "Polen in Berlin: Unter Nachbarn - Berlin - Tagesspiegel" (in German). Tagesspiegel.de. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 
  8. ^ "The Asia Pacific Times Online - Little Hanoi". Asia-pacific-times.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2016-10-25. 
  9. ^ http://www.schule-ohne-rassismus.org/fileadmin/pdf/stadt_der_vielfalt_bf.pdf
  10. ^ http://www.statistik-berlin-brandenburg.de/publikationen/Stat_Berichte/2010/SB_A1-6_hj2-09_BE.pdf
  11. ^ "US-Wahlparty: Exil-Amerikaner in Berlin wählen Obama und McCain - SPIEGEL ONLINE". Spiegel.de. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 

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